The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Tester
Rank 315 306 327
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 17 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.077% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.082% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 12
Average salary £50,000 £56,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11696 10979 13020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 93.35% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9858 9611 11780
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Tester
London

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Selenium
2 17 (58.62%) WebDriver
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) Java
5 11 (37.93%) BDD
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) Android
6 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
6 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
6 9 (31.03%) C#
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
8 7 (24.14%) .NET
8 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) QA
10 5 (17.24%) JIRA
10 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
10 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) Banking
10 5 (17.24%) Scrum
11 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (13.79%) PHP
11 4 (13.79%) UNIX
11 4 (13.79%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (13.79%) Calabash
11 4 (13.79%) Hudson
11 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
11 4 (13.79%) TeamCity

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) WordPress
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) Selenium
2 17 (58.62%) WebDriver
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) Calabash
4 4 (13.79%) Hudson
4 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) JBehave
5 3 (10.34%) eggPlant
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (10.34%) JMeter
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) CruiseControl
6 2 (6.90%) Robotium
7 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) REST
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (3.45%) jQuery
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) Flash
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) Video on Demand
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Android
1 9 (31.03%) Apple iOS
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) BDD
2 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (31.03%) Test Automation
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) OWASP
8 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) SOA
9 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) System Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Kanban
10 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.90%) Groovy
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) CEH
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) GWAPT
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) BT
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago